Dorte Mandrup’s meeting center for IKEA is evocative of the functionality, efficiency and innovation that the home furnishing giant represents, and encourages encounter and collaboration through an inventive approach to workspace design.
Nothing has given more fuel to the pace of urban regeneration than the quest for liveability. In this piece by architectural collective, In-Between Economies, they discuss whether we have reached a saturation point of how 'liveable' our cities can become.
A small multi-religious chapel located near a protected forest in the corner of the Sayama cemetery, in the vast suburbs of Tokyo. The minimalist and poetic chapel devoted to multi-religious contemplation is designed by the Tokyo architect Hiroshi Nakamura.
Blending structure into landscape, British AL_A Architect’s New MAAT Museum stitches Lisbon’s riverfront back to the city – establishing a visual and physical connection across the Tagus River. Its serpentine form reflecting muted readings of water and light, whilst introducing an international dialogue back towards Lisbon’s rich creative scene.
As Robots and Humans Race to the Moon, Architects Plan Robotic Construction of First Lunar Settlement
With a new race - stretching across the globe - to explore the Moon, and even proposals to begin colonizing the Earth’s celestial companion, one group of architects has emerged at the forefront of designing the first human habitats on the lunar surface.